Sculpture - Wood - Fante - Asante - Ghana

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Fante - Asante - Ghana
2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

A seated Fante figure on a typical Akan stool-figure, Ghana.

Collected between 1970 and 1980, private Belgian collection.

Wood, gray pigments, and white kaolin remains
H= 30 cm. Cracks in the wood on body and face ( see pictures) One hole under the chin, feet missing.
The pictures are darker than the statue that is a pale white ocre color.

It probably has been washed for one or another ritual and depicts a proverb..

This finely carved items is guaranteed genuine by David Norden a dealer with more than 25 years experience, and not made for decoration.
A written description will be included in your package.

If you want come see it, or pick it up in Antwerp, otherwise you'll get FREE delivery worldwide, and a WRITTEN DESCRIPTION in each package. All my picture are as close to the original object as possible, and I always take pictures of cracks in the wood without trying to hide them and details. What you see is what you get.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Indigenous object name
Fante
Ethnic group/ culture
Asante
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
30×9×8 cm
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